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RACGP EGM Tuesday 30 May 2017 

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Education Committees

Rural Education Committee

Rural Education Committee

The Rural Education Committee is a sub-committee of the RACGP Rural Board and provides direction to RACGP Rural regarding educational and vocational training issues relating to rural general practice and the Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice (FARGP).

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Enhance excellence in general practice training and education through providing input into:
    • Standards
    • curriculums
    • assessments
    • quality assurance
    • ongoing professional development
  • Provide advice to the RACGP Rural Board and RACGP management on the FARGP and rural education matters.
  • Identify enablers and barriers for increasing enrolment in the FARGP.
  • Consult and liaise with stakeholders to seek their feedback on the FARGP and other rural education matters.
  • Provide advice to the RACGP on initiatives related to Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) activities.
  • Support the RACGP Rural team to assist candidates to meet the requirements of the FARGP.
  • Consider any other matters pertinent to rural general practice education as required, or as delegated by the RACGP Rural Board.

Committee members

  • Dr Ross Wilson - Chair, Rural Education Committee
  • Dr Ken Wanguhu - Rural Censor
  • Dr Ayman Shenouda - Chair, RACGP Rural Board
  • Dr John Buckley
  • Dr Greg Gladman
  • Dr Karin Jodlowski-Tan
  • Dr Kathryn Kirkpatrick
  • Dr Tim Mooney
  • Dr Sue Page

Also in attendance

  • Dr Janice Bell – Chair, RACGP Expert Committee – Post Fellowship Education
  • Dr Kaye Atkinson – Chair, RACGP Expert Committee – Pre Fellowship Education
  • Mark Rowe – General Manager, RACGP Education Services
  • James Flynn – Manager, RACGP Rural


The Rural Education Committee meets face-to-face once a year and by teleconference three times a year.

Vacant Positions

Rural Education Committee terms are for 3 years, with a maximum of two consecutive 3 year terms allowed.

Three (3) committee positions will become vacant on 1 January 2017, expressions of interest for these positions close midday Friday 20 January 2017. For further details please contact REC Chair via or contact 1800 636 764


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